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The Journey to Becoming a Trusted Advisor

Being a Trusted Advisor is a term that gets used often, and there has been much written on the topic… So I can hear you saying, “Well, why write another article on it?” I was recently part of a conversation where a senior stakeholder described


Attracting & Retaining Top Talent in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The notorious war for talent in the pharmaceutical industry is now at its peak. With the lack of highly skilled talent, market rates are soaring in niche areas. It’s evident now more than ever, businesses need to invest heavily in developing and retaining their talent.


Creating an Employee Value Proposition Aligned with Business Strategy

I am currently in the process of organising my 9 year-old son’s birthday party and it has occurred to me that there are a number of similarities to developing employment branding. Minchington (2005) reminds us that an Employee Value Proposition (EVP) must be “unique, relevant

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Four Strategies for Recruiting Top Accounting Talent

If there are any lessons to be learned since the Arthur Anderson/Enron/Worldcom implosion in October of 2001 and the recent economic downturn, it’s that highly skilled and knowledgeable auditors are important assets in business. Global companies scramble for these bean counters with CPA’s from top


How to Manage High-Volume Recruitment Periods

Anyone who’s worked in Human Resources, Recruiting and Talent Acquisition or as a Hiring Manager for several business cycles knows there are times when your open requisition list surges and other times where you may have great candidates with no roles for them to step

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How to Successfully Work With Agencies When Recruiting Onsite for RPO

RPO is a specialty within recruiting where an external provider (i.e. Hudson RPO) acts as a company’s internal recruitment function supporting part or all of the client’s recruitment needs. One of the many benefits of this model is to save money by filling open vacancies


Dedicated Recruiting in a Competitive Job Market

As an HR Professional, it’s difficult to find the time to focus on finding talent that contributes to your growing and evolving organization. In addition to managing employee relations, compensation, benefits, etc., recruiting is often seen as a function all on its own. From servicing

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Social Recruiting Through Connection & Collaboration

Sitting in your organisation are potentially hundreds of employees that are highly connected, passionate and collaborative. With many organisations looking for the social recruiting silver bullet, your most valuable connections may be sitting in the seat next to you. Over the past year, RPO Intelligence

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Recruiting in the Middle East – A Relationship Driven Culture

What makes The Middle East a unique region for business and recruitment? Looking at UAE (followed by other GCC countries) where fast moving economic development brings the number of working expats from Asia, Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, MENA to dominate over local population. Then KSA

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How Do You Track Quality of Hire?

Hiring quality people is critical for a competitive advantage. U.S. employers alone spend more than $124 billion each year on recruiting according to Bersin. But our preliminary research shows at least 40% of companies don’t track quality of hire, leaving us to wonder how DO